1948 Chicago Rockets season

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1948 Chicago Rockets season
Head coach Edward McKeever
Results
Record 1-13
Division place 4th AAFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1948 Chicago Rockets season was their third in the All-America Football Conference. The team matched their previous output of 1-13,[1] failing to qualify for the playoffs for the third consecutive season.

The Rockets had a turnover margin of minus-30, which is tied for the worst in professional football history.[2]

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 August 27, 1948 Los Angeles Dons L 7-0
2 September 6, 1948 at Buffalo Bills L 42-7
3 September 10, 1948 Baltimore Colts W 21-14
4 September 17, 1948 Cleveland Browns L 28-7
5 September 26, 1948 at Cleveland Browns L 21-10
6 October 1, 1948 San Francisco 49ers L 31-14
7 October 8, 1948 at Los Angeles Dons L 49-28
8 October 15, 1948 at Brooklyn Dodgers L 21-7
9 October 24, 1948 Brooklyn Dodgers L 35-14
10 October 31, 1948 at New York Yankees L 42-7
11 November 7, 1948 at San Francisco 49ers L 44-21
12 November 14, 1948 at Baltimore Colts L 38-24
13 November 25, 1948 Buffalo Bills L 39-35
14 December 4, 1948 New York Yankees L 28-7

Division standings[edit]

AAFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Cleveland Browns 14 0 0 1.000 389 190 W-14
San Francisco 49ers 12 2 0 .857 495 248 W-1
Los Angeles Dons 7 7 0 .500 258 305 L-2
Chicago Rockets 1 13 0 .071 202 439 L-11

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